Permanent

Engineering

Ireland

We are the people behind Ireland’s national electricity grid. We make sure that every home, business, school, hospital, factory and farm has power - when and where they need it. 

And that’s just the beginning of our story. We are now transforming the power system for future generations. Be part of the change. 

Our focus is on safety, security and reliability. Our work environment is challenging, fast-moving, collaborative and team orientated. Our culture is driven by performance, knowledge and continual development. Our people are committed to reducing Ireland’s reliance on fossil fuels and making decarbonisation a reality – while providing a safe and reliable electricity supply in a way that secures the future for those who follow us.  

Our future has never looked more exciting. And this is an incredible opportunity to be part of it. The world is ready for change. If you are too, join us.  

The Innovation and Planning function comprises highly skilled professionals with backgrounds in engineering and business/commerce. 

Ireland has a target to achieve 70% of our electricity to come from renewable resources by 2030 and to be net carbon neutral by 2050. The core responsibility of the Innovation and Planning function is to plan the power system and market of the future and innovate in how we operate and develop the grid to ensure we meet these climate change targets and decarbonise the electricity system. Creating a culture of continuous improvement that drives technical and process innovation is central to delivering on these roles.
 
This is an excellent opportunity for innovative, solution-focussed, resilient and motivated individuals to join our team and play a key role in the transition to a low carbon energy future.

We have a number of roles based in Dublin for Senior Engineers. You will work with the Innovation & Planning Leadership Team to deliver the power system and market of the future. You will work collaboratively across the organisation and driving broader engagement with our stakeholders as we strive to transform the power system for future generations. You will demonstrate an ability to thrive in a fast-paced, highly collaborative work environment.

Your responsibilities include delivering on a range of technical and commercial projects designed to achieve regulated targets and meet stakeholder needs. Some, but not all, of these roles will require you to  carry out technical analysis to a high degree of accuracy. This includes detailed power system analysis, such as steady state load flow, voltage and short circuit analysis & power system economic analysis. 

You will use your technical, report writing and verbal communications skills to with senior colleagues as we step fully into our role as thought leaders across the energy sector. We will look for you to stay up to date with national and international developments in your area and seek out ways to continuously improve the way we work to make it more efficient and effective.

You will have a university degree in engineering or other equivalent degree, with a minimum of 4 years' experience and knowledge of the power system and market. You will Strong analysis, judgement and problem-solving skills along with an ability to make decisions and recommendations in a changing and dynamic environment.

Most importantly, you will have excellent skills in communication and ability to articulate technical concepts and analysis to non-technical audiences and business leaders. You will have excellent organisational skills and strong track record of delivery. You will also have an ability to conceive and introduce innovative ideas, solutions or new ways of doing things to solve business problems, collaborating with business experts along the way.


If you believe you have the skills and experience to take up this position, please upload your application (CV with cover letter).   

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